CA Southwell and Nottingham at Nottingham Pride


We had a stall.  We had bunting.  We had jelly babies. We advertised the work of Changing Attitude, LGCM, Inclusive Church, Accepting Evangelicals, the Quakers, Quest, as well as individual inclusive churches in the Nottingham area. Not only Christian groups but LGBT-affirming groups of other faiths – Imaan (Muslim), Sarbat (Sikh) and Nehirim (Jewish).  There […]

Changing Attitude part of Coalition group meeting Archbishop Justin

The meeting of 6 members of the LGB&T Anglican Coalition at Lambeth Palace with with Archbishop Justin Welby was good and  positive for the six of us representing the Coalition groups, if inevitably cautious and careful. It was a first meeting, an opportunity for the nine people present to talk briefly about ourselves and our […]

Wholly Holy: What does the identity of being LGB&T add to the identity of being Christian?

The Revd Dr Sam Wells, Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields, gave a lecture to the Greater London Changing Attitude group at St Martins on Wednesday 30 January 2013. The entire lecture can be downloaded here but below are some extracts. …….And is there a place for LGBT persons in this model? Absolutely. They’re in the front […]

Church of England fails to consult lesbian and gay Anglicans on equal marriage statement

Media release For immediate use Church of England fails to consult lesbian and gay Anglicans on equal marriage statement The hierarchy of the Church of England in Church House and the House of Bishops has issued their submission on equal marriage without consulting those most affected by the proposal – lesbian and gay members of […]

New Christian LGBTI group meets in Kenya

Yesterday evening in Nairobi, I was the host, with Michael Kimindu, of a group of 10 men, all married, all gay, all in their 40s and 50s, who were meeting with other gay men for the very first time in their lives. Michael and I had travelled 35km earlier in the day to meet John […]

Changing Attitude launches petition to allow priests to bless civil partnerships in church

Changing Attitude has today launched a petition to persuade the Church of England House of Bishops and General Synod to permit civil partnerships in church. We are asking General Synod to allow churches to register civil partnerships and the House of Bishops to give clergy the freedom to register civil partnerships followed by a service […]

Changing Attitude trustees develop our vision and strategy for the coming year

Peace centre sign 240w” sizes=”(max-width: 225px) 100vw, 225px” />The trustees and Director of Changing Attitude met at the Peace Centre in Tadcaster from Friday afternoon to Sunday lunchtime for a residential meeting. Meeting for 48 hours provides time for us to talk at length (and some of us are good at that!) reflect at leisure and discuss […]

A response to the conservative evangelical Covenant

On Tuesday December 12th 2006 a small group from Reform, Anglican Mainstream and other conservative evangelical groups met with the Archbishop of Canterbury and presented ‘A Covenant for the Church of England‘. Changing Attitude interprets the Covenant as a further step in the attempt by certain Anglican groups to exclude lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender […]